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Three Killed, Multiple Wounded In Shooting In Detroit

Detroit Police Chief, Gracing Cover Of NRA Magazine, Defends Stance On Right To Bear Arms

The article titled, “A Show of Courage In Detroit,” comes following at least five fatal shootings in two months involving homeowners protecting themselves from intruders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

CDC: More Using Guns To Commit Suicide

The rate of suicide by gun has increased in recent years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

08/01/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

Study: Murder Top Cause Of Death For Young Black Men

A new study reports that if you add up all the deaths due to suicide, accidents, and disease — homicide is still number one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Oakland County Leaders Call For Gun Violence Study Group

A new effort toward a solution on gun violence being offered by two Oakland County Commissioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

Barack Obama is sworn in during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.   Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Getty Images/Alex Wong)

AUDIO: Safety Of Detroit’s Children Noted In President’s Inaugural Address

President Obama giving a quick shout-out to Detroit during his inaugural address, while making a reference curbing gun violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

Lansing Officials Report 12 Homicides In 2012

Lansing officials say the city had 12 homicides last year, the most since 2008 when it had the same number.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2013

Mayor, Police Chief Respond To Shocking Murder Rates In Detroit

Across the city of Detroit, residents are growing weary of the violence — especially after crime statistics revealed 386 criminal homicides took place in the Motor City during 2012. So, what are city leaders doing about the problem?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Interim Detroit Police Chief Chester Logan and Mayor Dave Bing report the city's 2012 crime stats. (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Records More Than 400 Murders In 2012

Interim Police Chief Chester Logan says America has a problem with guns and Detroit is the epicenter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

Detroit Gets $1.5M Grant To Fight Youth Violence

Detroit is getting some crime-fighting help from the federal government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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